Six Myths of Portfolio Construction May20

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Money-Puzzle

In this exclusive article for the Edge, angel investor David Siegel argues that investors often believe that a strong track record points to skill, rather than luck in the markets. His six myths challenge many commonly-held beliefs of portfolio construction. He lays out three fundamental drivers that may have a better chance of powering portfolios… Read more »

Rolling in Rupees, Feasting on Lehman, and Moral Outrage May14

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Moneytower

Indian hedge fund hits $500 million in assets with extraordinary returns - Reuters Ravi Mehta, who started his fund, Steadview, with just $500,000 in July 2009, has seen assets balloon to $500 million. Focusing primarily on India, the fund has made 12 times the returns of peers with bets on consumer and tech stocks… Read more Six… Read more »

FINsearches Q1-14 Investor Allocation Report May2

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FINsearches Q1-14 Investor Allocation Report Each quarter FINsearches will provide an exclusive report to Hedge Connection regarding institutional investors and their allocation strategies. This is the first report: Institutional investors allocated $5.68 billion to various hedge fund and absolute return strategies during the first quarter, an increase of nearly $2 billion over the first quarter… Read more »

Surging Inflows, Sustainable Investing in China, and Activists Targeting Europe Apr22

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Surging Inflows - Opalesque According to the Opalesque Industry Update, investors allocated $13.3 billion to hedge fund firms with greater than $5 billion in AUM and $9.1 billion to firms with between $1 billion and 5 billion; firms with less than $1 billion received inflows of $3.9 billion. Total AUM increased to $2.7 trillion… Green Sun… Read more »